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4 definitions found
 for Fillet
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fillet \Fil"let\, n. [OE. filet, felet, fr. OF. filet thread,
     fillet of meat, dim. of fil a thread, fr. L. filum. See
     Fille a row.]
     1. A little band, especially one intended to encircle the
        hair of the head.
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              A belt her waist, a fillet binds her hair. --Pope.
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     2. (Cooking) A piece of lean meat without bone; sometimes, a
        long strip rolled together and tied.
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     Note: A fillet of beef is the under side of the sirlom; also
           called tenderloin. A fillet of veal or mutton is the
           fleshy part of the thigh. A fillet of fish is a slice
           of flat fish without bone. "Fillet of a fenny snake."
           --Shak.
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     3. A thin strip or ribbon; esp.:
        (a) A strip of metal from which coins are punched.
        (b) A strip of card clothing.
        (c) A thin projecting band or strip.
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     4. (Mach.) A concave filling in of a re["e]ntrant angle where
        two surfaces meet, forming a rounded corner.
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     5. (Arch.) A narrow flat member; especially, a flat molding
        separating other moldings; a reglet; also, the space
        between two flutings in a shaft. See Illust. of Base,
        and Column.
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     6. (Her.) An ordinary equaling in breadth one fourth of the
        chief, to the lowest portion of which it corresponds in
        position.
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     7. (Mech.) The thread of a screw.
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     8. A border of broad or narrow lines of color or gilt.
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     9. The raised molding about the muzzle of a gun.
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     10. Any scantling smaller than a batten.
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     11. (Anat.) A fascia; a band of fibers; applied esp. to
         certain bands of white matter in the brain.
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     12. (Man.) The loins of a horse, beginning at the place where
         the hinder part of the saddle rests.
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     Arris fillet. See under Arris.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fillet \Fil"let\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Filleted; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Filleting.]
     To bind, furnish, or adorn with a fillet.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  fillet
      n 1: a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef [syn:
           fillet, filet]
      2: a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish [syn: fillet,
         filet, fish fillet, fish filet]
      3: a bundle of sensory nerve fibers going to the thalamus [syn:
         lemniscus, fillet]
      4: a narrow headband or strip of ribbon worn as a headband [syn:
         taenia, tenia, fillet]
      5: fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to
         join steel members [syn: fillet, stopping]
      v 1: decorate with a lace of geometric designs [syn: fillet,
           filet]
      2: cut into filets; "filet the fish" [syn: fillet, filet]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  61 Moby Thesaurus words for "fillet":
     Mystik tape, Scotch tape, adhesive tape, anklet, armlet, band,
     bandage, bandeau, batten, belt, bracelet, cellophane tape,
     cincture, cingulum, cloth tape, collar, collarband, earring,
     ecliptic, equator, fascia, finger ring, friction tape, girdle,
     girt, girth, great circle, hoop, lath, ligula, ligule, list,
     masking tape, neckband, necklace, nose ring, plank, plastic tape,
     quoit, ribband, ribbon, ring, shred, slat, slip, spill, spline,
     strake, strap, strip, stripe, strop, taenia, tape, tape measure,
     tapeline, ticker tape, wristband, wristlet, zodiac, zone
  
  

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